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Calamity Studio is the home of veteran freelance Director/Director of Photography, Paul Russell.


Paul is a film-making all-rounder who, in addition to Calamity Studio's output, frequently works with production houses all over South East Asia and the Middle East to produce corporate comms works - from scriptwriting to directing or as Director of Photography - sometimes all three.

The Returning Teaser Trailer

Director/DoP Paul Russell


Introducing the trailer for our new short film, The Returning, which has now been accepted into two international film festivals.

A bittersweet love story unfolds when a widower's wife returns from the grave.



Fairil Imran Desa

Leila Louise Fitton

Based on the story 'The Man on the 22nd Floor' by Tunku Halim


Styling, special effects. hair and make-up by Fancy Rosie

Scripted, shot and cut by Paul Russell

Shot on location in Kuala Lumpur

Corporate / TVC Reel

Paul's Cinematography Reels

Music Video Reel

Narrative Reel


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